Lightning occurs during storms when there’s an imbalance in electrical charges between the clouds and the earth. Electrical charges located near the ground called streamers attract opposing charges in the sky. The two charges race toward one another, … [Read more...]
Blog - Category "Safety"
According to the National Fire Protection Association , in 2012 there were an estimated 365,000 reported home structure fires and 2,380 associated civilian deaths in the United States. These numbers are staggering and all too preventable. When … [Read more...]
Known as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide is a stealthy culprit and can easily go undetected in your home potentially leading to serious problems. Even death. According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on average, about 170 people … [Read more...]
Carbon monoxide detectors often go unnoticed. Similar to smoke detectors, they’re always working, but homeowners scarcely interact with them. However, carbon monoxide is tasteless, odorless, and colorless, so our chance of identifying it on our own … [Read more...]